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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
mornings to talk about the wind energy industry and the importance of the trucks tax credit. but before -- and the importance of the production tax credit. before i begin i'd like to associate myself with the majority leader's remarks. we do need to extend the tax cuts for the middle class as soon as possible. that's clearly the message the american people sent on november 6 in the nationwide election that we had. i also want to respond to the comments and the conversation between the two leaders over the debt ceiling limit. it's important to recognize that when we raise the debt ceiling all we are doing is keeping faith with what congress has already appropriated, what congress has already made clear we will spend on behalf of our country and all the various ways that the federal government operates. we cannot afford to have a situation like we had august before last where we dallied and we literally shot our economy and ourselves in the foot by not extending the debt ceiling. we saw one of the rating agencies lower our national rating; first time in history. there is a way to do this
KCSMMHZ
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
the most independent sovereign ty is the most important point. peaceful use of the nuclear energy and the other is the peaceful use for outer space. actually using outer space with the launch and show you the time of december. a little bit before december, south korea had time launch their own satellite. they delayed the launch and during the preparation, no one complained. no one criticized. whenever north korea did something with the missile launch, anyone in the international community cannot accept it. therefore some of them admit that north korea has a right to launch missiles into outer space. >> we are talking about two missiles. plus it's december, not the best of months. >> that's right. yeah. it's a quite unusual one. they strongly indicated that the 100 day hold to succeed, but they understand about the product because in the winter time and using the fuel is quite unstable and weather conditions are not so good. >> despite that they are willing to take the risk. >> that's right. yes because again -- the independent sovereignty are quite important. they are much more pr
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
in the atmosphere and all those people now guzzling up power and energy and emitting gases that weren't there before. surely that is evidence, isn't it? >> no. you go to the peer reviewed literature. are you looking at anecdotal evidence. basically global warmists like bill nye say global warming will cause many bad weather events and guess what? bad weather events happen all the time so people look and say look, there's more proof, there's a bad weather event. bottom line, big tornadoes, f-3 and larger since 1950s have dropped dramatically. bottom line, we've gone the longest period without a major u.s. category 3 or larger hurricane hitting the u.s. since 1900, maybe the civil war. bottom line, new study in the journal nature, peer reviewed, no change in u.s. drought in the last 60 years. bottom line, a new study out shows that drought has not changed in 85 to -- >> let me -- wait a minute. wait a minute. let me add one more bottom line before i defer to bill nye. he knows more about this than i do. another bottom line, the world is indisputably getting warmer. the u.n. weather agency said last we
KCSMMHZ
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
as the transpacific partnership. they'll outline their vision for how to supply the country's energy needs after the nuclear disaster in fukushima. and they'll talk about how to defend national security. the official campaign lasts 12 days. voters head to the polls on sunday, december 16th. earlier i spoke with nhk senior commentator masayo nakajima, who has covered countless elections in japan. i asked him what voters are thinking about most. >> voters are thinking first off about whether the democratic party of japan should stay in power. you know, the dpj swept into power in 2009, ending more than half a century of unbroken rule by the leader democrats. its leaders promised a lot as people used to being in opposition often do. they said they would cut government spending. they said they would stop the construction of a multimillion-dollar dam, make expressways toll free. prime minister noda had to come out last month to apologize for all the broken promises. support for his party slumped under his watch. the dpj offered a confused response to the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis. noda
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
of course. so trying to -- china is a much interest in canadian energy and natural resources. we are very much interested in building trust, strategic trust and cooperation with china. and from enable perspective, of course, i'll give you one sort of anecdote. you were referring to this the islands, two months ago i attended the western pacific naval symposium hosted -- and have the opportunity to sit between the deputy commander of the people's liberation army navy, and the commander of the ambassadors japanese maritime self-defense force, a euphemism for the japanese navy. it was at a time when the island was leading on cnn and bbc. i thought as i was sitting between two them there's an opportunity for a canadian to do something extraordinary from an naval diplomatic perspective and put this thing to bed. [laughter] >> how did that go? >> not too well, not too well. [laughter] which is my point. i spoke with the chinese admirals interpreter. i spoke with admiral commander in english, a great conversation. but never was the bridge build or even considered. and i think one of the key issu
WHUT
Dec 6, 2012 7:30am EST
the commodity. the u.s. energy department released the report on wednesday. it says the export of shale gas and other natural gas products would raise energy prices, but it would help the economy overall. the government is now ready to examine whether to give the go-ahead to export projects. a number of energy firms hope to export natural gas as the surge in shale gas output pushes domestic gas prices sharply lower. now, the export plans include business with japan's electric and gas utilities, japanese energy firms have had to increase their use of thermal power plants since the nuclear accident, and they are pretty keen now to buy cheaper u.s. gas. >>> let's get a check of the markets now, starting in europe, where stocks are trading higher. this is on fresh hopes that u.s. politicians will be able to clinch a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff. london's ftse 100 is up right now by 0.2%. we see the frankfurt market moving ahead, up about a percent. paris's cac 40 seeing gains of 0.3%. earlier in asian trading, share prices were largely mixed. there was some profit-taking from yesterday's gai
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 1:00pm PST
and yoga to burn off energy. they can take non-perishables. it's a traveling camp that serves about 500 kids in the last two years. this camp in particular is tough. >> when we leave it's definitely hard because we are going back to our tv and our couch. this is a production like physically and emotionally. this is one of the hardest camps i've ever done. to be able to maneuver through a disaster and all the organizations on site. it's definitely a challenge. they we hope we can do this every weekend while here. >> although fema has 36 disaster recovery centers set up, many parents are frustrated with the federal government and express concerns to politicians at a new york townhall meeting. >> we go from one to another. we go to fema to homeowners insurance, they offered me $150. what can we do with that? i need to rebuild. >> when you go home and get to celebrate in a nice warm house, i have no electric, i have no heat. i don't even have sewage in the house. but the city comes and does an inspection, it's okay to live in. a joke. you wonder why people are mad. we are the people, the mi
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
ning their renewable energy department. ai uchida from the business desk joins us now. >> i want to tell you specifically about rechargeable batteries or storage batteries. they're use envelope households during pow area outages, they're useful to drivers who use them in place of gasoline. the people at nec in japan understand that this is a growing and important market. the japanese electronics firm will join the bidding for a bankrupt u.s. company making storage batteries. nec officials say they want to buy the failed batterymaker a 1, 2, 3 systems. the u.s. firm filed for bankruptcy protection last month. it will be up for auction in early december. sources say nec could end up paying more than $120 million to buy the company. storage batteries are a key headlight in building smart grids, the next generation in network power. smart grids are considered essential to promoting renewable energy such as polar power. demand for these batteries is expected to right globally. they provide backup in the event of power out ans due to weathe and other factors. >>> the u.s. central bank
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
encouraging clean energy if we will solve it. the very first place to start is to stop giving these subsidies. it is a no-brainer. the vast majority of americans of all parties actually support this perspective. melissa: without affordable energy we have no economy and that is for sure bad for my children. we have no jobs. we have no industry. >> why is the fastest growing new source of energy in this country wind energy or distributed solar. melissa: because it is completely supported by the government and by my tax dollars. >> not even close to as much as --. melissa: absolutely no money to spend on these things you know what -- >> actually big oil, gas and coal are actually much more heavily subsidized. melissa: you and disagree what is subsidy is. that is fine for debate for another time. we agree to disagree. do you know crayons, made from petroleum. >> right. maybe that is essential use in your view. we don't need to drive our cars with petroleum. we can use --. melissa: we do, because i don't want to pay $59 a gallon for biofuel. >> we need to use government and our taxpayer dollars wi
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
it? i will give you a hint, it ain't the palestinians. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>neil: the world could be on the verge of getting a new country, with the u.n. voting on a vote for palestine and my guest is here to talk about that. >>guest: we have so much trouble at home with economics and with money, why do we give money to foreigners who really are irrelevant to the interests of the united states strike me as singularly odd. the election is over. the politicians are back in washington. they can ignore the needs of the american people for the next four years. >>neil: what would happen with the palestinian state? just because the u.n. votes to get the process rollin
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 9:20am EST
energy, but it was all privately funded, no subsidies, very small scale, but no subsidies, private throughout. we'll have that man sitting next to me on the set. angry staten island residents lash out at fema, they feel like they've been forgotten. we'll show you that video. illinois has had a huge pension problem, what does it do? created a cartoon snake, squeezy the pension python, and wait until you see this. and may be waiting for a bailout. and it's a big day and i'm sure you've got your comments, keep them coming, varney@foxbusiness.com and seven early movers, yum brand, taco bell, k.f.c. et cetera, et cetera and weak sales, china's economy is slowing and half of yum! brands revenue comes from china and there it goes. then we've the zumiez, the teenage clothing stores, disappointing guidance for the november sales and blames superstorm sandy and five below, the name says it all. everything in the store $5 or less. and posted a profit this time around and is that 8? yeah. ultra salon cosmetics, strong profits, rich women buying makeup. up it goes. whole foods, one of my favori
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 9:00am PST
. do they have a case? our legal experts weigh in with their thoughts. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> breaking news on an alleged murder/suicide. we're going to a spokesperson right now to give us an update on what he believes happened. take a listen. >> we heard that they had be
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am PST
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MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 2:30am PST
sanctions against iran. and they are aimed at choking off that country's energy and shipping sectors that are believed to keep its nuclear program afloat. yesterday the u.s. gave tehran a march deadline to begin cooperating with a u.n. nuclear investigation. the agency's been trying unsuccessfully for the past year to determine if iran is developing a nuclear weapon. >>> at the newseum in washington last night, hillary clinton offered a hint of optimism that diplomacy was still a possibility. >> we continue to believe that there is still a window of opportunity to reach some kind of resolution over iran's nuclear program. now, i'm not, you know, a wild-eye ed optimist about it, t i think it's imperative that we do everything we can unilaterally, bilaterally, multilaterally to test that proposition. >> the u.s. energy department figures show that iran's oil exports last month were down 1 million barrels a day. compared to the same time last year. >>> a scathing new report out in the uk is calling for tight restrictions on the british press in wake of last year's phone hacking scandal.
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
laws. >> the former head of the international energy agency says he's willing for a dialogue with president morsi, provided that the government -- your government cancels the amendments to the current constitution, granting president morsi extensive powers and postpones the referendum on the proposed new constitution. that referendum is supposed to take place december 15th. will you meet those conditions? >> well, the question is, will we accept -- the answer is yes. morsi has started a national dialogue before three or four weeks ago, and today he announced for another invitation -- conditions is imposing the will -- >> these conditions that mohammed has put forward are unacceptable? >> everything could be discussed on the table, but not conditions. >> he says -- what about, are you open at least to postponing the referendum on the c constituti constitution? moving from december 15th? >> if we are returning back to the will of the people. why should we be -- we can change the constitution, if there is the will of the people to change it. and today it was announced that if th
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
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CNN
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
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CNN
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
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FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 4:00pm PST
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ABC
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
'll take your questions. -- i'll take your questions. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> and now, we honor our fellow americans who serve and sacrifice. this week, the pentagon released the names of two service members killed in afghanistan. the names of two service members killed in afghanistan. >>> and when we come back, this question, of all of the american presidents, who would you like to interview? made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,00
PBS
Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
from behind. for more on this, i am joined by coral davenport, the energy and environment correspondent for "national journal." you read a lot of these reports. as you read this one, what struck you as brand new? >> what's new about this report is for the past 18 years the united nation's climate change has been working towards one specific goal. that is cutting carbon emissions before the global average temperature increases by two degrees celsius or 3.6 degrees fahrenheit. that's the critical point we can't go past. it's a point of no return. what this study tells us is that the culmination of the carbon dioxide that's already in the atmosphere and the carbon dioxide that's projected to come into the atmosphere over the next few years with development from india and china is already so much that it is almost inevitable that we will go past that two-degree... that two-degree critical mark. we're pretty much on track at this point now to go past the point that we've all been trying to avoid. >> ifill: if we go past it, what happens? >> it's a big point. the two-degree mark is the point
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am EST
on that and outlook for energy prices next. and we'll loof you witheave you we can't get enough of, the christmas tree at rockefeller center. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on grounipping at fedex office. >>> we want to show you what's happening with the oil trade. we've seen prices buffeted by renewed unrest, but today both light crude and brent are showing a bet of a retracement, down about 0.3%. head of commodities market strategy at bnp paribas joining us. harry, we wanted to get a sense from you as the senate is expected to debate new measures that could include banning sales and transfers of special metals to iran. how the breakdown in talks with the iaea is playing into the oil trade and concerns about mideast more broadly. >> certainly. the basic answer is just going to be more geopolitical tensions around the middle east which is obviously a key pro
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 2:00pm EST
, you see a tremendous amount of energy. legal professionals deserve more credit, attention, and help if we want to promote rule of law in china. i will pause here to commend weifang on being a public intellectual in china. he has been criticized for not just doing footnotes at the university. he is doing exactly what history calls for. my student is looking for -- looking at me nervously to finish. let me give my final point to conclude. it concerns the unavoidable question of politics. we long for the rule of law in china as a constraint on the powerful. how do we get there from here? weifang has not been hesitant to say it takes political reform to get the rule of law. the fact that we are honoring him today in the case he is unusual. too many scholars, both chinese and foreign, have acted as if legal reform would be the driving wedge for political reform so they can avoid confronting difficult questions of political reform now. i hope i am wrong in this next point. the experience of both korea and taiwan suggest otherwise. even though their transition -- the ford their transition,
Current
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
that need to be set free. he could take more leadership role in the pentagon use of clean energy. the pentagon has become a leader but now it's time to expand that. if the president really took an aggressive set of actions we could actually meet this commitment that he made three years ago before the copenhagen negotiations for a 17% reduction in carbon pollution and then we could lead the way for international negotiations. >> eliot: let me just jump in on the clean air act. there is a point that people need to understand. the white house has been pretty good about issuing resolutions leading to new power plants. not existing coal burning plants. even though now regs are good, if you apply those retrospectively to existing coal plants then you would be capturing and harnessing a much bigger fish and something more important in terms of what the white house could do. that's what the white house should really be focusing on. >> i'm glad you spelled that out. he has put out standards for new power plants but as you said natural gas prices they're so low that no one was going to be
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
billion in federal subsidies with more than half of those subsidies available to the energy sector, we have -- to bring that together we spend more and when you're with the oil and gas and energy companies and their industries than we have spent an entire in the entire life of the program of amtrak. clearly there seems to be an imbalance and it's not one that should be continued. regarding the position of high-speed rail, one of those alternatives and now it may only achieves speeds achieve speeds of 83 miles per hour. surely that is significantly better than the long delays of sprawling major interstate systems that we have. this committee should continue the the to the role is a very sad to facilitate critical of the structure and the continuation of one of america's greatest assets and that is passenger rail. i want to thank all the witnesses before the committee today and i look forward to hearing your testimony about how the reorganization of amtrak can make it an even greater service to the american public and with that i yield back. >> i think the gentlelady. >> the thank you mr
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
business with key sectors in the iranian economy, with energy and ship building and shipping and the ports, this amendment that would shut down businesses that are involved in sectors which fund the proliferation activities of iran and that regime is crucial. in addition, the amendment is going to prohibit business with all designated persons connected to the iranian government. it bans trades and commodities used in these key sectors and used to stop iran from receiving payment in gold or using oil payments in local currency then to buy gold and we have to stop an effort to water down these sanctions. i say that because i remember the votes in the past. i remember our effort on the central bank. it was only because we got unanimous votes because we got so much support that we were able to deploy those. but let me add that there is another portion of the amendment here that targets the regime for their human rights abuses. and i think one of the areas where we've been short, for those of you who have talked to to those in the prison there and experienced the torture, who have seen the murd
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
card. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> in wyoming, authorities are investigating the deaths of three people at two crime scenes in a bizarre case. lisa sylvester's monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. lisa, what do you have? >> hi there, joe. here's what we know. police responded this morning to the call of a campus in eastern wyoming. they say a sharp edged weapon was involved. when it was all over, three people were dead including a college faculty member and the suspect who died of an apparent suicide. authorities say all three victims knew each other. and if you take a generic form of the popular drug lipitor, you want to take note. the foo
Current
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
to you. [ applause ] >> stephanie: do not have the -- either the energy or the know-how to get into the big box. he clearly had a lot more to say to me. >> he didn't give you a reason why he wanted to get your -- >> stephanie: my nasty [ bleep ] off the air. >> he just ordered you to. >> stephanie: he said he hopes that i do. >> oh. >> stephanie: i hate to disappoint him. i have no plans unless he knows something i don't know. hmm, speaking of wow. speaking of nasty caroline says steph, i can't believe the 38 republican senators who voted against the united nations treaty to protect the rights of the disabled. this is like a christmas carol. there's poor bob dole off his deathbed in a wheelchair -- >> he's been ill yeah. >> stephanie: last week he was reported to be not doing well. >> slapping him on the back. no, we aren't going to vote for it. it is crazy. >> stephanie: a christmas carol. they're so mean. i hope they say hello to the dodo birds. >> they're pushing bob dole over a cliff in his wheelcha
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
, to bring that together, we have spent more than one year in the energy industry than we have spent an entire life of the program of amtrak. clearly, there seems to be an imbalance and it's not one that should be continued. regarding the vision of high-speed rail, but amtrak services, one of those alternatives. it may only achieve the average of 83 miles per hour, along the nec, and surely that is definitely better than the long delays of major interstate systems that we have. this committee should consider the role to facilitate the development of critical infrastructure and the continuation of one of america's greatest assets, and that is passenger rail. i would like to thank all the witnesses before the committee today. i look forward to hearing your testimony about how the reorganization of amtrak, can be done to make it a greater service. >> thank you, mr. chairman. >> we have three of the top five business quarters in our california area. two of them are supported totally by the state. pacific shoreline, 2.8 million. i will be looking at that very closely. it has a 2.8 millio
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
. the news out of iran is dire. just this week, the director of the international atomic energy administration told the press that iran has not slowed its enrichment activities. the international atomic energy administration also suspects that iran has conducted live tests of conventional explosives that could be used to detonate a nuclear weapon at the military base, the facility the iranians have denied access to by the international atomic energy administration. between may and august of this year, iran doubled the number of centrifuges at its fortified facility buried deep inside a mountain to protect it against strikes. iran now has over 2,140 centrifuges for enriching uranium, and it continues to enrich to 20%. iran claims it needs this higher grade uranium for its peaceful nuclear program, but a country with peaceful ambitions doesn't enrich uranium in defiance of u.n. security council resolutions. it doesn't refuse to disclose its operations. it doesn't hide them inside a mountain. a peaceful nation doesn't breach the international inspections regime compelled by the nuc
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am PST
different. it's like another chapter. we have big dreams. one is for a clean, domestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. megyn: developing this hour, we are getting new details on why former president george h.w. bush has been hospital used in houston -- hospitalized in houston. the 88-year-old is suffering from complications resulting from bronchitis. casey steegal following this live from dallas. >> reporter: yeah, megyn. according to the family spokesperson, the president was admitted to the hospital on the day after thanksgiving for this bronchitis. he's being treated at the methodist hospital which is down in houston, and the family spokesperson continues to say that he's in stable condition, his doctors expect that he wi
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>> a lawsuit brought against dominique strauss-kahn will not go to a trial. they have reached a settlement agreement. she accused strauss-kahn of assaulting her in his hotel room. he was once a he had looking candidate for the french candidacy resigned in disgrace after being indicted on charges, including attempted rape. the case fell apart weeks later. >>> victims of superstorm sandy may soon need to face the possibility of living on boats. fema says it's researching the idea of quickly creating low cost housing on the water. officials say the vessels would ideally sleep two to six adults. >>> a new study released today find
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
on iran. 94 to 0 vote. lawmakers banned all business with iran's energy, port, shipping, and ship building sectors. it's part of the ongoing u.s. effort to push iran to abandon its nuclear efforts. haven't worked. today iran's ambassador to the international atomic energy agency warned that any attack on its nuclear facilities could spark iran to kick out the inspectors and withdraw from the nonproliferation treaty. meantime, a senior iranian cleric today claimed that the recent war between israel and hamas in gaza was a direct victory for iran. hamas militants in gaza fired hundreds of rockets into israel. including iranian made if a jerry five mills that tel aviv. hamas leaders have publicly thanked iran for its assistance. secretary of state clinton is working to chart a path forward for the israelis and palestinians one day after the voted to recognize the nonmember state. secretary clinton meeting with officials including the israeli defense minister and palestinian prime minister. the white house says only face-to-face negotiations will lead to a lasting peace. meantime just after th
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
of lawmakers are leaving congress to be lobbyist. heath schuler will work for duke energy, jason altmire will become part of florida blue, and geoff davis is forming his own public affairs firm. >>> and here is the must-see video of the day. yes, that's bo, the white house releasing these shots of the first dog checking out all the holiday decorations including a replica of him. you can watch the whole thing on our facebook page. >>> and if you read only one thing this morning, now, i haven't seen it, but apparently there's this reality show about a couple of guys in california who carve impressive sculptures out of trees using chain saws. so a writer at "the new york times" gets a crazy idea and thinks, i wonder if they can teach me to do that over skype. you have got to click on my must read just to see how it all turned out. it's up on our facebook page at facebook/janua facebook/jansi facebook/jansingco. it's amazing what soup can do. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pa
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
size, and low-cost printing. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >>> about a week after the election, president obama met with ceos from g.e., hi, former bosses, american express and he eckna and xerox and dow chemical and ibm and she have ron and proctor and gamble. then home depot, goldman sachs, merck, coca-cola, macy's, yahoo, comcast, hi, current boss, marriott, at&t, it is not quite the entire fortune 500 but it's close. it is about to get closer. tomorrow there is a third meeting. the president speaking to another 100 or so ceos in washington. that makes three meetings with ceos in four weeks. this personal attention from the president has led to lots of positive statements from business leaders. for example, the head of marriott calling the president, q
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
, ♪ ♪ so make them write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ owners from mexico to sonom. >>> a north bay couple combined skills to help thousands of animals and their owners from mexico to sonoma. >> as kate kelly shows us, the jefferson award winners are improving animal welfare on both sides of the border. >> reporter: this is little ramiro and he was rescued off the streets of juarez where he was found. he was actually starving. >> this is juanita. she is found in mexico hit by a car. >> reporter: they have given them names and new lives. they once lived on the streets of mexico barely surviving under the harshest conditions. >> you will see a large number of homeless street animals. they are not spayed or neutered so they are actively breeding and the problem increase. >> reporter: the camblors met 10 years ago in mexico while volunteering at an animal control center. christie is a veterinarian, moncho a graphic artist. they l
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
to inject some energy at the right place at the right time. so next up here will be senator sam nunn, longstanding chairman in senate armed services, who understands our country and our national security as well or better than anyone i have ever worked with. senator none -- senator nunn? [applause] >> well, first, thanks to pete peterson for getting this group together and for so much else that pete and michael and the peterson foundation have done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge we face and mobilizing support for a rational and sane fiscal policy. second, admiral mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership both in the military and as a citizen in the recent months. you have led the way, and your statement that basically the biggest risk that we have to national security is our debt and our unsustainable fiscal policy is one that i totally endorse and agree with, and i commend you for making it, because your impact is very powerful. so that's my, really my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid the short-term debt crisis, the so-called cliff
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
have scrambled regional power dynamics, and the energy revolution around the world will likely further change the region's strategic landscape in the coming years. indeed, america's increasing energy independence will have far reaching implications, not only for our economic future but for our security relationships around the world. fourth, economics are increasingly shaping international affairs alongside more traditional forms of national power. emerging powers like india and brazil are gaining clout because of their size, of course, but more the size of their economies than of their military. more about the potential of their markets than their projection of what we used to think of as power. meanwhile, the global economic system, open, free, transparent, and fair, that fueled unprecedented growth is now under unprecedented pressure. trade imbalances, new forms of protectionism, the rise of state capitalism, and crippling public debt. finally, the traditional sources of america's global leadership are in need of renewal. a task for all of us. the cottage industry of cassandras and
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
of rain but seeing when's behind this, that's when the system really has energy and so much potential energy. wave one moved through yesterday. wave two, today and tomorrow. the most potent of all of these three waves from the coast and on to the northwest will be wave three and that's through the weekend, saturday and sunday and again because it's so warm, at the highest elevations above 8,000 feet we will see a few inches and a few feet of rain but what we're going to see is ten inches of rain potentially. so don, flooding with this is really huge, especially through the weekend. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> hello, everyone. top of the hour. i'm don lemon live from new york city. right now, a developments pouring in involving the urgent situation inside syria. first the internet goes dark and now a fight at the airport in damascus. an actist said the rebels are closing in on bashar al assad and the end game is near. we'll show you when's happening on the ground soon. >>> but first, news right now from the white house on the effort to avert the new year's tax hike and a host of ot
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
. the turks are heavily dependent on iranian energy. asked about gold sales to iran, the u.s. treasury department told cnn anyone who helps the iranian government acquire dollars or gold could be punished with american economic sanctions. but don't expect that to stop iran from finding ways around the u.s.-led blockade. >> even the most powerful states have limited power in controlling international transactions and international trade. and in the case of iran and turkey is an indication of that. >> reporter: it's not clear if iran and turkey are still swapping oil for gold. but taking a page from history, iran is likely to continue using techniques honed in the grand bazaar like bartering to keep its economy alive. ivan watson, cnn, istanbul. >>> just about everything in the u.s. military is regimened and tightly controlled. after the david petraeus scandal and other u.s. generals, does the u.s. military need more than just a review of the rules? let's go to our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. what's going on? >> you know, wolf, with so many officers misbehaving these days, in f
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
. >> i interviewed zucker the other day he said he believes cnn needs more energy and passion. >> what he's going to bring to television journalism is what's really needed. he's going to bring a vision and a voice. to cnn he's going to bring a voice. he'll zero in just like he did in all his years at nbc in the news division. >> is cnn lacking a voice? >> i believe it is. when you watch cnn here in washington and cnn in new york, it's like you're watching three different networks. that's going to change. he's also going to bring a blank check. jeff knows how to spend money. >> somebody's got to give him the checkbook. >> he wouldn't have taken this job if he didn't have a blank check to change things. >> i'm passionate and i'll jump out of my chair doing it if that's what it takes. cnn desperately needs a voice. the voice is already there. it's built in. it just needs to be imply fam m amplified. >> you know that zucker will be up against the cautious culture of an atlanta base network that have stuck to a traditional fuse format. i believe he will blow that up. it's going to be scary to
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
for military construction, and for defense activities of the department of energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes, shall be brought to a close? the yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators wishing to vote or to change their vote? seeing none, on this vote, the yeas are 93, the nays are 0. 3/5 of the senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, the motion is agreed to. the senator from michigan. without objection. mr. levin: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. mr. levin: madam president, i call up a list of 13 amendments which have been cleared by myself and senator mccain -- coats amendment number 2923 as modified by changes at the desk, webb amendment numbered 2943, casey amendment numbered 2997 as modified by changes at the desk, cardin amendment numbered 3023, wicker amendment numbered 3121 as modified by changes at the desk, portman amendmen
Current
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
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